The Lit Show is a weekly literary radio show based at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and broadcast on KRUI Radio in Iowa City. Founded in January 2010 by host Joe Fassler, The Lit Show features interviews with writers, readings and performance, reviews, and literary news.

There are many ways to listen to The Lit Show: by radio or web broadcast through KRUI, by podcast, and by visiting our archives. For fall 2012, the program will air regularly on Wednesdays at 3 PM CST.

If you represent an author who would like to appear on The Lit Show, please email queries at litshow dot com.

If you are interested in working for or interning with The Lit Show, please email us.


Ben Mauk

Founder and Host
Joe Fassler

Gemma de Choisy, Deborah Kennedy, Daniel Poppick, Mason Scisco, R. Clifton Spargo, Elizabeth Weiss

Lucas Sheelk, Brandon Williams